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World War I pilot Lieutenant Lyell Keith Swann as a young man in 1918. Picture: The Swann Diaries by Eldon RG Bryant IN the school library of Adelaide's Prince Alfred College can be found some of the state's most treasured WWI documents.
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A highly specialised detection dog trained to sniff out koala droppings is on the case in Logan, south of Brisbane, Australia, in a bid to boost protection for the vulnerable species.
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Australians "would be silly to be afraid of the Chinese": Harry Triguboff says Chinese investment should be welcomed.
Queensland Rail says there is significant damage in the state's north after Cyclone Ita, with parts of the east coast network likely to stay closed until at least Sunday.
In G V Chillingsworth's thrilling science fiction novel " Moonshaker " , which is getting a revived marketing push, scientists must rush to save the Earth when the moon is shoved out of its orbit by a meteor strike .
Quantum cryptography could be the star feature of your next cellphone. The first pocket-sized quantum encryption device has been created in collaboration with the Finnish phone-maker Nokia, and could let you send completely secure messages although you will need to plug it into a quantum phone booth to do so.
Landholders on Queensland's Darling Downs say they are being kept in the dark about the nature of serious environmental harm allegedly caused by an experimental coal gasification plant.
A man has appeared in court charged with the abduction of a three-year-old girl from her home in southeast Queensland.
Targeted attack ... two Australian citizens were killed in a US Predator drone strike in Yemen.
Convicted murderer Tony Morgan, 33, and armed robber Bradley Kuhl, 34, broke out of the Capricornia Correctional Centre at Etna Creek near Rockhampton on Sunday night.
Tropical Cyclone Ita made landfall in northeastern Queensland, Australia on April 11 as a powerful Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, moved south and re-emerged in the Coral Sea on April 14 where NASA's TRMM and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP Satellites captured imagery of the weakened storm.
Despite losing 20 per cent of his banana crop to the gale winds of Tropical Cyclone Ita, one farmer is refusing to bend.
FOUR men shot a 3m crocodile before dragging it into their boat, taking it home and skinning the protected species.
FARMERS creating their own flood levee banks have been blamed for altering the flow of the Herbert River, which led to the inundation of Halifax during the cyclone Ita flood.
Hopes of finding the wreckage of MH370 at the bottom of the Indian Ocean diminished yesterday after the search area proved too deep for the robotic submarine being used in the hunt.